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Ms Merle Conyer

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Ms Merle Conyer

Mobile 0417285627
Psychotherapist, Counsellor

Mobile 0417285627

I walk alongside people and teams as a counsellor, educator, supervisor and mentor. My approach is collaborative and pragmatic, and appreciates the political, social, cultural and environmental contexts of people’s lives.

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Services

  • Counselling, Psychotherapy, Coaching / Mentoring, Workshops / Courses, Workplace Training, Professional Training, Clinical Supervision, Phone Consultations, Skype 
  • People consult with me about wide-ranging concerns - for example:
    • sustaining wellbeing and resilience in challenging contexts
    • recovering and healing from trauma
    • engaging in redress related to institutional abuse
    • navigating change
    • addressing burnout and vicarious trauma
    • responding to climate chaos and environmental destruction

    I also support service providers and organisations with debriefing, supervision, trauma-informed practice, and sustaining resilience when working in challenging contexts - for example:
    • teams implementing redress programs for institutional abuse
    • lawyers
    • health professionals
    • Aboriginal services
    • staff in community agencies
    • social justice and advocacy groups

    Areas of Special Interest

  • Burnout, Cultural Issues, Existential Issues, Grief / Bereavement, Life Transitions, Migrant Issues, PTSD, Self Development, Sexual Abuse, Stress Management, Trauma Recovery, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues  
  • MODALITIES / Approach

    Meditation, Mindfulness, Narrative Therapy, Person Centred, Psychodynamic, Somatic Psychotherapy

    Trauma-Specific Therapy, Focusing, Ecotherapy
    Debriefing, Coaching, Mentoring

    I tailor my services to the specific circumstances, preferences and hopes of each person and organisation, drawing upon a diverse skillset.

    ACCREDITATIONS

    • Master of Counselling and Applied Psychotherapy - 2013 - Janesen Newman Institute
    • Master of Education - 1997 - University of Wollongong
    • GradDip. Communication Management (HR Development) - 1993 - University of Technology Sydney
    • Dip. Somatic Psychotherapy - 2009 - Somatics Body Oriented Psychotherapy Training
    • Dip. Energetic Healing - 2011 - Naturecare College

    Professional Associations

    • Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia

    Quality Provision

    I am a perpetual student with several qualifications and also regularly attend professional trainings to keep up to date and expand expertise. Due to the diversity of contexts in which I work I consult with several supervisors including cultural and clinical guidance from Aboriginal mentors.

    I teach and present in diverse contexts, e.g. working with survivors of complex trauma, trauma-informed clinical skills, sustaining wellbeing and resilience, psychology of climate breakdown.

    Background

    I have held service delivery, management and board roles across health, government, education, community, legal and professional services organisations. Please see my LinkedIn profile for further details: www.linkedin.com/in/merleconyer



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    Merle Conyer

    Psychotherapist, Counsellor

    I walk alongside people and teams as a counsellor, educator, supervisor and mentor.

    My approach is collaborative and pragmatic, and appreciates the political, social, cultural and environmental contexts of people’s lives. ...

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    • Meditation, Mindfulness, Narrative Therapy, Person Centred, Psychodynamic, Somatic Psychotherapy